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South Sudan + 2 more

Groundbreaking for Yei’s drinking water supply system

The South Sudan National Ministry of Electricity, Dams, Irrigation and Water Resources with the support of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Finland inaugurated the second phase of “Yei Urban Water and Sanitation…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
05 Nov 2014

South Sudan

Seed project in Morobo seeks to ease food crisis, cut imports

MOROBO - The County Authorities in Morobo have launched a seed multiplication project with the goal of producing quality seeds for vulnerable households amid widespread food shortages in South Sudan. Morobo County was chosen as the region…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
25 Sep 2014

Uganda + 1 more

South Sudanese refugees struggle to survive in Ugandan settlements

ADJUMANI - Thousands of South Sudanese refugees face a daily struggle in Ugandan refugee settlements whilst dreaming of returning home. The war that started last December killed thousands and forced over one million to leave their homes,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
12 Jun 2014

South Sudan

South Sudanese returnees struggle for water and shelter

Ngor Jeng Achiek, aged 94 was among a group of 85 South Sudanese returning from Sudan to his former home last November. But he did not expect the desperate conditions which awaited him. “We are in total…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
28 May 2014

South Sudan

S. Sudanese rebels aim to recapture lost stronghold in oil-producing region

by Bonifacio Taban BENTIU - Rebels on Sunday said they were gearing up to recapture the town of Bentiu, which government forces regained last week, raising the spectre of further battles over the control of Unity State’s…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
16 Jan 2014

South Sudan

S. Sudan marks a month of conflict with no end in sight

by Waakhe Simon Wudu JUBA - South Sudan on Wednesday, January 15, marked a month of violence and political unrest but observers saw scant scope for a swift solution. While peace talks continue in Addis Ababa, clashes continued…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
16 Jan 2014

Sudan

The Gash River suffers, Kassala locals at risk of disease

by Hamid Ibrahim KASSALA - The Gash River, the Sudanese city Kassala’s main water source, is under threat unless there is action -- and soon. The Gash, which forms a natural border between Eritrea and Ethiopia, runs through…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
08 Jan 2014

Sudan + 1 more

South Sudan’s crisis sends shockwaves through Sudan

by Adam Mohamed Ahmad KHARTOUM - South Sudan’s downward spiral of violence is rattling its neighbour Sudan, hurting its supply of fuel and stirring fears of insecurity. Sudan is closely watching the turmoil across the border in its…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
08 Jan 2014

South Sudan

Where’s the justice? South Sudanese suffer amid patchy rule of law

by Joseph Edward JUBA - Lawbreakers walk free, war criminals are released without punishment and corrupt officials abound, leaving South Sudanese people with scant hope of justice. Thousands of civilians are dying at the hands of the rebel…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
11 Dec 2013

South Sudan

Lakes State school fuels hopes for new women leaders

RUMBEK - In a country with one of the world’s worst records on girls’ education, Loreto Secondary School offers a glimmer of hope, with a record number of girls graduating. The recent graduation of 23 girls from…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Niles
Posted:
11 Dec 2013